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Preferential loans benefit Mong ethnic people

A number of households of the Mong ethnic group in disadvantaged Ta Leng commune, Tam Duong district in the mountainous province of Lai Chau have been able to escape poverty thanks to preferential loans.
“Cow bank” project brings incomes to needy people Society

“Cow bank” project brings incomes to needy people

The “cow bank” project, which was initiated by the Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) in 2010, has so far donated nearly 13,000 cows to low-income people in 58 districts and 257 border communes nationwide, helping improve their livelihood.
Tet donations continue for needy people Society

Tet donations continue for needy people

A variety of activities have been organised to warm the hearts of underprivileged people across the country on the occasion of the quickly-approaching traditional Lunar New Year (Tet), the biggest holiday in Vietnam.
Society

Can Tho to lift 3,000 poor families out of poverty

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho plans to help over 3,000 households rise out of poverty in 2015, bringing the local poverty rate from 2.84 percent in 2014 to 1.84 percent this year, the lowest in the region.
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Mekong Delta strives to cut poverty rate

Mekong Delta provinces will strive to help more than 44,000 households escape poverty this year, bringing the region’s poverty rate down to 6 percent from 7.2 percent at the end of 2013.